National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Food Unit Leader

FDUL decorative banner: photos depicting FDUL position. FDUL Position Description: The Food Unit Leader (FDUL) is responsible for determining feeding requirements at all incident facilities and for menu planning, determining cooking facilities required, food preparation, serving, providing potable water, and general maintenance of the food service areas.

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FDUL Qualification Requirements

Required Training

Required Experience

  • Completion and Certification of NWCG Food Unit Leader (FDUL) Position Task Book, PMS 311-34

Physical Fitness Level: None Required

Position does not require a physical fitness level.

These Positions Maintain Currency For FDUL

  • None

FDUL Maintains Currency For These Positions

  • None

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills

This is an inherently wildland fire position and has no endorsement. All-hazards Food Unit Leaders will need to meet the wildland fire position qualification requirements.

Alternative Pathways to NWCG Qualification




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